Sep 27, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

Dental Laboratory Technology, AAS


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Learn the skills to construct and repair dentures, partial dentures, crowns, bridges and other dental appliances. Get 1,492 clock hours of laboratory practice.This program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Before enrolling in this program, please complete a program application (available at:
https://pima.edu/academics-programs/degrees-certificates/health-sciences/dental-studies/dental-laboratory-aas/admission.html)

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Work in a dental lab.
Academic Options: This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor.

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-7694
Program Director: 520-206-3100

Limited Admissions Program:

Students must meet the preparatory coursework and any other prerequisites and apply to the program. Depending on available spots, students may be placed on a waiting list before starting the program. See the website or an advisor for details.

Dental Lab Tech Interest Program/Major Codes: AOA9ALA/9DLT
Dental Lab Tech Program/Major Codes: AASDNTLABTEC/DLT1

General Education Requirements


A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Course lists for each General Education category listed below can be found starting in the General Education Requirements for AAS Degrees .

Communication Requirement: 3 Credits


Arts and Humanities Requirement: 3 Credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirement: 3 Credits


Mathematics and Sciences Requirement: †


  • CHM 130IN  fulfills the credit requirement for this category
  • NOTE: The Math Competency must be met

Other Requirement: 3-4 Credits


Special Requirement


Subtotal: 12-13 Credits ¥


Subtotal: 46 Credits


Subtotal: 5 Credits


Total Credits as Displayed: 63-64 Credits


† Core or support course(s) fulfill this requirement.
¥ General Education requires a minimum of 15 credits. This subtotal shows the Gen Ed credits not fulfilled by core or support courses.

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